Dr. Maria  Gazouli

Dr. Maria Gazouli

Associate Professor
University of Athens, Greece


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Histology from University of Athens, Greece

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Biography

Dr. Maria Gazouli is an Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Medical School National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens Greece. She was admitted as a Ph.D. student at the Biology Department and Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She continued her post-doc training in Cell Biology Department, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC USA. Dr. M. Gazouli’s work refers mainly to Molecular Basis of diseases mainly Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer, to Molecular Detection of Pathogens and the Investigation of the Pathogenesis of the diseases they cause to humans and animals. She honored with Fulbright scholarship for the Development of Nanotechnology-based biosensor arrays for the detection of Circulating Colorectal Cancer Cells at University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Chemotherapy
62%
Clinical Microbiology
90%
Endocrinology
75%
Anticancer Research
55%

Education

2003

Ph.D.

University of Athens, Greece

Histology

Selected Publications

  1. Synetos, A., A. Karanasos, S. Spyropoulos, M. Gazouli and G. Latsios et al., 2018. Expression of lectin-like oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor-1 in human epicardial and intramyocardial coronary arteries of male patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting. Cardiology, 139: 203-207.
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  2. Mizamtsidi, M., C. Nastos, G. Mastorakos, R. Dina, I. Vassiliou, M. Gazouli and F. Palazzo, 2018. Diagnosis, management, histology and genetics of sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism: Old knowledge with new tricks. Endocrine Connections, Vol. 7. 10.1530/EC-17-0283.
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  3. Klein, A.P., B.M. Wolpin, H.A. Risch, R.Z. Stolzenberg-Solomon and E. Mocci et al., 2018. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies five new susceptibility loci for pancreatic cancer. Nat. Commun., Vol. 9. 10.1038/s41467-018-02942-5.
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  4. Campa, D., M. Pastore, G. Capurso, T. Hackert and M. Di Leo et al., 2018. Do pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis share the same genetic risk factors? A PANcreatic disease ReseArch (PANDoRA) consortium investigation. Int. J. Cancer, 142: 290-296.
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  5. Zacharopoulou, E., M. Gazouli, M. Tzouvala, A. Vezakis and G. Karamanolis, 2017. The contribution of long non-coding RNAs in inflammatory bowel diseases. Digestive Liver Dis., 49: 1067-1072.
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  6. Williams, A.D., O.Y. Korolkova, A.M. Sakwe, T.M. Geiger and S.D. James et al., 2017. Human alpha defensin 5 is a candidate biomarker to delineate inflammatory bowel disease. PloS One, Vol. 12. 10.1371/journal.pone.0179710.
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  7. Vrakas, S., K.C. Mountzouris, G. Michalopoulos, G. Karamanolis, G. Papatheodoridis, C. Tzathas and M. Gazouli, 2017. Intestinal bacteria composition and translocation of bacteria in inflammatory bowel disease. PloS One, Vol. 12. 10.1371/journal.pone.0170034.
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  8. Tsigaridas, A., I.S. Papanikolaou, A. Vaiopoulou, A.K. Anagnostopoulos and N. Viazis et al., 2017. Proteomics and irritable bowel syndrome. Expert Rev. Proteomics, 14: 461-468.
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  9. Tsigaridas, A., A.K. Anagnostopoulos, A. Papadopoulou, S. Ioakeim and A. Vaiopoulou et al., 2017. Identification of serum proteome signature of irritable bowel syndrome: Potential utility of the tool for early diagnosis and patient's stratification. J. Proteomics. 10.1016/j.jprot.2017.07.019.
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  10. Tsangaris, G.T., K. Dimas, A. Malamou, A. Katsafadou and C. Papathanasiou et al., 2017. Molecular proteomic characterization of a pediatric medulloblastoma xenograft. Cancer Genomics-Proteomics, 14: 267-275.
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  11. Triantafyllou, K., A. Kourikou, M. Gazouli, G.P. Karamanolis and G.D. Dimitriadis, 2017. Functional dyspepsia susceptibility is related to CD14, GNB3, MIF and TRPV1 gene polymorphisms in the Greek population. Neurogastroenterol. Motility, Vol. 29. 10.1111/nmo.12913.
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  12. Pappa, K.I., M. Gazouli, E. Anastasiou, D. Loutradis and N.P. Anagnou, 2017. The Q192R polymorphism of the paraoxonase-1 (PON1) gene is associated with susceptibility to gestational diabetes mellitus in the Greek population. Gynecol. Endocrinol., 33: 617-620.
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  13. Papaconstantinou, I., C. Kapizioni, E. Legaki, E. Xourgia, G. Karamanolis, A. Gklavas and M. Gazouli, 2017. Association of miR-146 rs2910164, miR-196a rs11614913, miR-221 rs113054794 and miR-224 rs188519172 polymorphisms with anti-TNF treatment response in a Greek population with Crohn's disease. World J. Gastrointestinal Pharmacol. Therapeutics, 8: 193-200.
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  14. Obazee, O., G. Capurso, F. Tavano, L. Archibugi and A. de Bonis et al., 2017. Common genetic variants associated with pancreatic adenocarcinoma may also modify risk of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms. Carcinogenesis, 39: 360-367.
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  15. Mukha, I., N. Vityuk, G. Grodzyuk, S. Shcherbakov, A. Lyberopoulou, E.P. Efstathopoulos and M. Gazouli, 2017. Anticancer effect of Ag, Au and Ag/Au bimetallic nanoparticles prepared in the presence of tryptophan. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 17: 8987-8994.
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  16. Moschovis, D., M. Gazouli, M. Tzouvala, A. Vezakis and G. Karamanolis, 2017. Long non-coding RNA in pancreatic adenocarcinoma and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Ann. Gastroenterol., 30: 622-628.
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  17. Moschos, M.M., I. Chatziralli, D. Brouzas and M. Gazouli, 2017. BAX and BCL2 gene polymorphisms in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Ophthalmic Res., 58: 227-230.
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  18. Moschos, M.M., I. Chatziralli, A. Sioziou and M. Gazouli, 2017. Receptor of advanced glycation end products gene polymorphism and primary open-angle glaucoma. Ophthalmic Res., 58: 81-84.
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  19. Mohelnikova-Duchonova, B., O. Strouhal, D.J. Hughes, I. Holcatova and M. Oliverius et al., 2017. SLC22A3 polymorphisms do not modify pancreatic cancer risk, but may influence overall patient survival. Sci. Rep., Vol. 7. 10.1038/srep43812.
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  20. Lyberopoulou, A., M. Galanopoulos, G. Aravantinos, G.E. Theodoropoulos, E. Marinos, E.P. Efstathopoulos and M. Gazouli, 2017. Identification of methylation profiles of cancer-related genes in circulating tumor cells population. Anticancer Res., 37: 1105-1112.
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  21. Karageorgou, M.A., S. Vranjes-Djuric, M. Radovic, A. Lyberopoulou and B. Antic et al., 2017. Gallium-68 labeled iron oxide nanoparticles coated with 2, 3-dicarboxypropane-1, 1-diphosphonic acid as a potential PET/MR imaging agent: A proof-of-concept study. Contrast Med. Mol. Imaging, Vol. 2017. 10.1155/2017/6951240.
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  22. Karageorgopoulou, S., I.D. Kostakis, M. Gazouli, S. Markaki and M. Papadimitriou et al., 2017. Prognostic and predictive factors in patients with metastatic or recurrent cervical cancer treated with platinum-based chemotherapy. BMC Cancer, Vol. 17. 10.1186/s12885-017-3435-x.
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  23. Galanopoulos, M., N. Tsoukalas, I.S. Papanikolaou, M. Tolia, M. Gazouli and G.J. Mantzaris, 2017. Abnormal DNA methylation as a cell-free circulating DNA biomarker for colorectal cancer detection: A review of literature. World J. Gastrointestinal Oncol., 9: 142-152.
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  24. Galanopoulos, M., I.S. Papanikolaou, E. Zografos, N. Viazis and G. Papatheodoridis et al., 2017. Comparative study of mutations in single nucleotide polymorphism loci of KRAS and BRAF genes in patients who underwent screening colonoscopy, with and without premalignant intestinal polyps. Anticancer Res., 37: 651-657.
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  25. Zografos, E., M. Gazouli, G. Tsangaris and E. Marinos, 2016. The significance of proteomic biomarkers in male breast cancer. Cancer Genomics-Proteomics, 13: 183-190.
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  26. Zhang, M., Z. Wang, O. Obazee, J. Jia and E.J. Childs et al., 2016. Three new pancreatic cancer susceptibility signals identified on chromosomes 1q32. 1, 5p15. 33 and 8q24. 21. Oncotarget, 7: 66328-66343.
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  27. Rizzato, C., D. Campa, R. Talar-Wojnarowska, C. Halloran and J. Kupcinskas et al., 2016. Association of genetic polymorphisms with survival of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients. Carcinogenesis, 37: 957-964.
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  28. Moschos, M.M., P. Pantazis, Z. Gatzioufas, G.D. Panos, M. Gazouli, E. Nitoda and D. Brouzas, 2016. Association between platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase and diabetic retinopathy: Does inflammation affect the retinal status? Prostaglandins Lipid Med., 122: 69-72.
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  29. Moschos, M.M., M. Gazouli, Z. Gatzioufas, D. Brouzas and N. Nomikarios et al., 2016. Prevalence of the complement factor H and GSTM1 genes polymorphisms in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy. Retina, 36: 402-407.
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  30. Moschos, M.M., K. Droutsas, A. Sioziou, M. Dettoraki and M. Gazouli, 2016. Mutational analysis of pre-miR-184 and hsa-mir-568 in Greek patients with sporadic keratoconus. Cornea, 35: 631-633.
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  31. Legaki, E., M.G. Roubelakis, G.E. Theodoropoulos, A. Lazaris and A. Kollia et al., 2016. Therapeutic potential of secreted molecules derived from human amniotic fluid mesenchymal stem/stroma cells in a mice model of colitis. Stem Cell Rev. Rep., 12: 604-612.
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  32. Legaki, E. and M. Gazouli, 2016. Influence of environmental factors in the development of inflammatory bowel diseases. World J. Gastrointestinal Pharmacol. Ther., 7: 112-125.
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  33. Lavaris, A., M. Gazouli, D. Brouzas and M.M. Moschos, 2016. Polymorphism analysis of GSTM1 and OPA1 genes in Greek patients with primary open-angle glaucoma. In Vivo, 30: 473-477.
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  34. Karakaxas, D., A. Sioziou, G. Aravantinos, A. Coker and I.S. Papanikolaou et al., 2016. Genetic polymorphisms of interleukin 1β gene and sporadic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors susceptibility. World J. Gastrointestinal Oncol., 8: 520-525.
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  35. Isaakidou, A., M. Gazouli, G. Aravantinos, D. Pectasides and G.E. Theodoropoulos, 2016. Prediction of response to combination chemotherapy with irinotecan in Greek patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. J. Cancer Res. Therapeutics, 12: 193-197.
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  36. Gkagkanasiou, M., A. Ploussi, M. Gazouli and E.P. Efstathopoulos, 2016. USPIO‐enhanced MRI neuroimaging: A review. J. Neuroimag., 26: 161-168.
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  37. Gazouli, M., M.M. Wouters, L. Kapur-Pojskic, M.B. Bengtson and E. Friedman et al., 2016. Lessons learned-resolving the enigma of genetic factors in IBS. Nat. Rev. Gastroenterol. Hepatol., 13: 77-87.
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  38. Gazouli, M., 2016. Genetics in anti-platelet treatment. Curr. Pharm. Design, 22: 4506-4511.
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  39. Campa, D., M. Pastore, M. Gentiluomo, R. Talar-Wojnarowska and J. Kupcinskas et al., 2016. Functional single nucleotide polymorphisms within the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2A/2B region affect pancreatic cancer risk. Oncotarget, 7: 57011-57020.
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  40. Campa, D., G. Capurso, M. Pastore, R. Talar-Wojnarowska and A.C. Milanetto et al., 2016. Common germline variants within the CDKN2A/2B region affect risk of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Sci. Rep., Vol. 6. 10.1038/srep39565.
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  41. Andreadou, M., E. Liandris, M. Gazouli, A. Mataragka and I. Tachtsidis et al., 2016. Detection of Leishmania-specific DNA and surface antigens using a combination of functionalized magnetic beads and cadmium selenite quantum dots. J. Microbiol. Methods, 123: 62-67.
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  42. Vaiopoulou, A., M. Gazouli, A. Papadopoulou, A.K. Anagnostopoulos and G. Karamanolis et al., 2015. Serum protein profiling of adults and children with Crohn's disease. J. Pediatric Gastroenterol. Nutr., 60: 42-47.
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  43. Taka, S., M. Gazouli, K. Sotirakoglou, E. Liandris, M. Andreadou, K. Triantaphyllopoulos and J. Ikonomopoulos, 2015. Functional analysis of 3’UTR polymorphisms in the caprine SLC11A1 gene and its association with the Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection. Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol., 167: 75-79.
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  44. Rapti, E., M. Gazouli, E. Legaki, G. Karamanolis, D. Thomas, E. Marinos and I. Papaconstantinou, 2015. Association of survivin promoter polymorphisms with inflammatory bowel disease and response to antitumor necrosis factor therapy. Genet. Testing Mol. Biomarkers, 19: 339-343.
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  45. Ploussi, A.G., M. Gazouli, G. Stathis, N.L. Kelekis and E.P. Efstathopoulos, 2015. Iron oxide nanoparticles as contrast agents in molecular magnetic resonance imaging: Do they open new perspectives in cardiovascular imaging? Cardiol. Rev., 23: 229-235.
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  46. Moschos, M.M., N. Kokolakis, M. Gazouli, I.P. Chatziralli, D. Droutsas, N.P. Anagnou and I.D. Ladas, 2015. Polymorphism analysis of VSX1 and SOD1 genes in Greek patients with keratoconus. Ophthalmic Genet., 36: 213-217.
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  47. Maragkoudaki, M., A. Vaiopoulou, G.E. Theodoropoulos, E. Legaki and L.A. Sechi et al., 2015. Specific detection of OCT4 isoforms in inflammatory bowel disease. Gut Pathogens, Vol. 7. 10.1186/s13099-015-0073-1.
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  48. Lyberopoulou, A., G. Aravantinos, E.P. Efstathopoulos, N. Nikiteas and P. Bouziotis et al., 2015. Mutational analysis of circulating tumor cells from colorectal cancer patients and correlation with primary tumor tissue. PLoS One, Vol. 10. 10.1371/journal.pone.0123902.
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  49. Legaki, E., E. Rapti and M. Gazouli, 2015. Survivin for chemotherapy efficacy in gastric cancer. Trans. Gastrointestinal Cancer, 4: 189-199.
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  50. Fountoulakis, K.N., M. Gazouli, J. Kelsoe and H. Akiskal, 2015. The pharmacodynamic properties of lurasidone and their role in its antidepressant efficacy in bipolar disorder. Eur. Neuropsychopharmacol., 25: 335-342.
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  51. Evgeni, E., G. Lymberopoulos, M. Gazouli and B. Asimakopoulos, 2015. Conventional semen parameters and DNA fragmentation in relation to fertility status in a Greek population. Eur. J. Obstetrics Gynecol. Reprod. Biol., 188: 17-23.
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  52. Dikaiakos, P., M. Gazouli, S. Rizos, G. Zografos and G.E. Theodoropoulos, 2015. Evaluation of genetic variants in miRNAs in patients with colorectal cancer. Cancer Biomarkers, 15: 157-162.
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  53. Cimaglia, F., E. Liandris, M. Gazouli, L. Sechi and M. Chiesa et al., 2015. Detection of mycobacterial DNA by a specific and simple lateral flow assay incorporating cadmium selenide quantum dots. Mol. Cell. Probes, 29: 534-536.
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  54. Childs, E.J., E. Mocci, D. Campa, P.M. Bracci and S. Gallinger et al., 2015. Common variation at 2p13. 3, 3q29, 7p13 and 17q25. 1 associated with susceptibility to pancreatic cancer. Nat. Genet., 47: 911-916.
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  55. Campa, D., C. Rizzato, R. Stolzenberg‐Solomon, P. Pacetti and P. Vodicka et al., 2015. TERT gene harbors multiple variants associated with pancreatic cancer susceptibility. Int. J. Cancer, 137: 2175-2183.
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  56. Benderska, N., A.L. Dittrich, S. Knaup, T.T. Rau and C. Neufert et al., 2015. miRNA-26b overexpression in ulcerative colitis-associated carcinogenesis. Inflammatory Bowel Dis., 21: 2039-2051.
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  57. Aravantinos, G., A. Isaakidou, T. Karantanos, A. Sioziou, G.E. Theodoropoulos, D. Pektasides and M. Gazouli, 2015. Association of CD133 polymorphisms and response to bevacizumab in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. Cancer Biomarkers, 15: 843-850.
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  58. Androulakis, I., C. Zavos, P. Christopoulos, G. Mastorakos and M. Gazouli, 2015. Safety of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy during pregnancy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. World J. Gastroenterol., 21: 13205-13211.
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  59. Vaiopoulou, A., G. Karamanolis, T. Psaltopoulou, G. Karatzias and M. Gazouli, 2014. Molecular basis of the irritable bowel syndrome. World J. Gastroenterol., 20: 376-383.
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  60. Thomas, D., M. Gazouli, T. Karantanos, S. Rigoglou and G. Karamanolis et al., 2014. Association of rs1568885, rs1813443 and rs4411591 polymorphisms with anti-TNF medication response in Greek patients with Crohn's disease. World J. Gastroenterol., 20: 3609-3614.
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  61. Pappa, K.I., A. Rodolakis, I. Christodoulou, M. Gazouli, S. Markaki, A. Antsaklis and N.P. Anagnou, 2014. Comparative assessment of lymph node micrometastasis in cervical, endometrial and vulvar cancer: Insights on the real time qRT-PCR approach versus immunohistochemistry, employing dual molecular markers. BioMed Res. Int., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/187684.
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  62. Papaconstantinou, I., C. Zeglinas, M. Gazouli, K. Nastos, A. Yiallourou, A. Papalois and C. Tzathas, 2014. The impact of peri-operative anti-TNF treatment on anastomosis-related complications in Crohn's disease patients. A critical review. J. Gastrointestinal Surg., 18: 1216-1224.
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  63. Papaconstantinou, I., C. Zeglinas, M. Gazouli, K. Nastos and A. Yiallourou et al., 2014. Effect of infliximab on the healing of intestinal anastomosis. An experimental study in rats. Int. J. Surg., 12: 969-975.
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  64. Linardoutsos, D., M. Gazouli, A. Machairas, I. Bramis and G.C. Zografos, 2014. Kallikrein-related peptidases in cancers of gastrointestinal tract: An inside view of their role and clinical significance. J. BUON, 19: 53-59.
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  65. Liandris, E., M. Gazouli, S. Taka, M. Andreadou and A. Vaiopoulou et al., 2014. Evaluation of the microbial safety of child food of animal origin in Greece. J. Food Sci., 79: M362-M368.
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  66. Kokolakis, N.S., M. Gazouli, I.P. Chatziralli, C. Koutsandrea and Z. Gatzioufas et al., 2014. Polymorphism analysis of COL4A3 and COL4A4 genes in Greek patients with keratoconus. Ophthalmic Genet., 35: 226-228.
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  67. Karatzas, P.S., M. Gazouli, M. Safioleas and G.J. Mantzaris, 2014. DNA methylation changes in inflammatory bowel disease. Ann. Gastroenterol., 27: 125-132.
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  68. Karatzas, P.S., G.J. Mantzaris, M. Safioleas and M. Gazouli, 2014. DNA methylation profile of genes involved in inflammation and autoimmunity in inflammatory bowel disease. Medicine, Vol. 93. 10.1097/MD.0000000000000309.
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  69. Karantanos, T., G. Theodoropoulos, D. Pektasides and M. Gazouli, 2014. Clock genes: Their role in colorectal cancer. World J. Gastroenterol., 20: 1986-1992.
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  70. Karakaxas, D., M. Gazouli, T. Liakakos, A. Vaiopoulou and D. Apessou et al., 2014. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: Current opinions on a rare, but potentially curable neoplasm. Eur. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol., 26: 826-835.
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  71. Karakaxas, D., M. Gazouli, A. Coker, C. Agalianos and I.S. Papanikolaou et al., 2014. Genetic polymorphisms of inflammatory response gene TNF-α and its influence on sporadic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors predisposition risk. Med. Oncol., Vol. 31. 10.1007/s12032-014-0241-z.
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  72. Gialafos, E., F. Triposkiadis, V. Kouranos, A. Rapti and I. Kosmas et al., 2014. Relationship between tumor necrosis factor-α (TNFA) gene polymorphisms and cardiac sarcoidosis. In Vivo, 28: 1125-1129.
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  73. Gazouli, M., P. Bouziotis, A. Lyberopoulou, J. Ikonomopoulos, A. Papalois, N.P. Anagnou and E.P. Efstathopoulos, 2014. Quantum dots-bevacizumab complexes for in vivo imaging of tumors. In Vivo, 28: 1091-1095.
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  74. Gazouli, M., M.G. Roubelakis and G.E. Theodoropoulos, 2014. Stem cells as potential targeted therapy for inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory Bowel Dis., 20: 952-955.
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  75. Gazouli, M. and K. Souliotis, 2014. The economic considerations and implications of the stratification of future oncology therapeutics. Mol. Diagnosis Therapy, 18: 403-408.
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  76. Ek, W.E., A. Reznichenko, S. Ripke, B. Niesler and M. Zucchelli et al., 2014. Exploring the genetics of irritable bowel syndrome: A GWA study in the general population and replication in multinational case-control cohorts. Gut. 10.1136/gutjnl-2014-307997.
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  77. Dikeakos, P., G. Theodoropoulos, S. Rizos, N. Tzanakis, G. Zografos and M. Gazouli, 2014. Association of the miR-146aC> G, miR-149T> C and miR-196a2T> C polymorphisms with gastric cancer risk and survival in the Greek population. Mol. Biol. Rep., 41: 1075-1080.
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  78. Beyder, A., A. Mazzone, P.R. Strege, D.J. Tester and Y.A. Saito et al., 2014. Loss-of-function of the voltage-gated sodium channel NaV1. 5 (channelopathies) in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology, 146: 1659-1668.
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  79. Andreadou, M., E. Liandris, M. Gazouli, S. Taka and M. Antoniou et al., 2014. A novel non-amplification assay for the detection of Leishmania spp. in clinical samples using gold nanoparticles. J. Microbiol. Methods, 96: 56-61.
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  80. Zagouri, F., T.N. Sergentanis, M. Gazouli, C. Dimitrakakis and A. Tsigginou et al., 2013. MMP-2-1306C> T polymorphism in breast cancer: A case-control study in a South European population. Mol. Biol. Rep., 40: 5035-5040.
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  81. Vaiopoulou, A., M. Gazouli and G.A. Karikas, 2013. Pharmacogenomics: Current applications and future prospects towards personalized therapeutics. J. BUON, 18: 570-578.
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  82. Taka, S., M. Gazouli, P.K. Politis, K.I. Pappa and N.P. Anagnou, 2013. Transcription factor ATF-3 regulates allele variation phenotypes of the human SLC11A1 gene. Mol. Biol. Rep., 40: 2263-2271.
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  83. Taka, S., E. Liandris, M. Gazouli, K. Sotirakoglou and G. Theodoropoulos et al., 2013. In vitro expression of the SLC11A1 gene in goat monocyte-derived macrophages challenged with Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis. Infect. Genet. Evolution, 17: 8-15.
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  84. Pavlakis, E., I. Papaconstantinou, M. Gazouli, T. Theodosopoulos, G. Karamanolis, K. Genatas and S.D. Ladas, 2013. MicroRNA gene polymorphisms in pancreatic cancer. Pancreatology, 13: 273-278.
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  85. Pappa, K.I., M. Gazouli, E. Anastasiou, Z. Iliodromiti, A. Antsaklis and N.P. Anagnou, 2013. The major circadian pacemaker ARNT-like protein-1 (BMAL1) is associated with susceptibility to gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract., 99: 151-157.
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  86. Pappa, K.I., M. Gazouli, E. Anastasiou, Z. Iliodromiti, A. Antsaklis and N.P. Anagnou, 2013. Circadian clock gene expression is impaired in gestational diabetes mellitus. Gynecol. Endocrinol., 29: 331-335.
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  87. Papaconstantinou, I.G., A. Manta, M. Gazouli, A. Lyberopoulou, P.M. Lykoudis, G. Polymeneas and D. Voros, 2013. Expression of micrornas in patients with pancreatic cancer and its prognostic significance. Pancreas, 42: 67-71.
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  88. Paltoglou, G., G. Tavernarakis, P. Christopoulos, M. Vlassi and M. Gazouli et al., 2013. PON1‐108 TT and PON1‐192 RR genotypes are more frequently encountered in Greek PCOS than non‐PCOS women and are associated with hyperandrogenaemia. Clin. Endocrinol., 79: 259-266.
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  89. Nezi, V., M. Deutsch, M. Gazouli, A. Alexopoulou, T. Paparrigopoulos, I. Liappas and S. Dourakis, 2013. Polymorphisms of the CD14 genes are associated with susceptibility to alcoholic liver disease in Greek patients. Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res., 37: 244-251.
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  90. Liarmakopoulos, E., M. Gazouli, G. Aravantinos, G. Theodoropoulos, S. Rizos, A. Vaiopoulou and G. Kouraklis, 2013. E-Selectin S128R gene polymorphism in gastric cancer. Int. J. Biol. Markers, 28: 38-42.
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  91. Kontogianni, P., C.P. Zambirinis, G. Theodoropoulos, M. Gazouli and N.V. Michalopoulos et al ., 2013. The aimpact of the stromal cell-derived factor-1-3'A and E-selectin S128R polymorphisms on breast cancer. Mol. Biol. Rep., 40: 43-50.
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  92. Karantanos, T., G. Theodoropoulos, M. Gazouli, A. Vaiopoulou, C. Karantanou, M. Lymberi and D. Pektasides, 2013. Expression of clock genes in patients with colorectal cancer. Int. J. Biol. Markers, 28: 280-285.
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  93. Karantanos, T., G. Theodoropoulos, M. Gazouli, A. Vaiopoulou and C. Karantanou et al., 2013. Association of the clock genes polymorphisms with colorectal cancer susceptibility. J. Surgical Oncol., 108: 563-567.
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  94. Karakatsanis, A., I. Papaconstantinou, M. Gazouli, A. Lyberopoulou, G. Polymeneas and D. Voros, 2013. Expression of MicroRNAs, miR-21, miR-31, miR-122, miR-145, miR-146a, miR-200c, miR-221, miR-222, and miR-223 in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma or Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma and its Prognostic Significance. Mol. Carcinog, 52: 297-303.
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  95. Gazouli, M., N. Nomikou, J.F. Callan and E.P. Efstathopoulos, 2013. Novel nanotechnology approaches for targeted cancer therapy. Recent Patents Nanomed., 3: 83-88.
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  96. Gazouli, M., I. Papaconstantinou, K. Stamatis, A. Vaiopoulou and C. Zeglinas et al., 2013. Association study of genetic variants in miRNAs in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Preliminary results. Digestive Dis. Sci., 58: 2324-2328.
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  97. Gazouli, M., A.K. Anagnostopoulos, A. Papadopoulou, A. Vaiopoulou and K. Papamichael et al., 2013. Serum protein profile of Crohn's disease treated with infliximab. J. Crohn's Colitis, 7: e461-e470.
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  98. Campa, D., C. Rizzato, G. Capurso, N. Giese and N. Funel et al., 2013. Genetic susceptibility to pancreatic cancer and its functional characterisation: The PANcreatic Disease ReseArch (PANDoRA) consortium. Digestive Liver Dis., 45: 95-99.
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  99. Campa, D., C. Rizzato, A.S. Bauer, J. Wernerm and G. Capurso et al., 2013. Lack of replication of seven pancreatic cancer susceptibility loci identified in two Asian populations. Can. Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev., 22: 320-323.
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  100. Zagouri, F., T.N. Sergentanis, M. Gazouli, A. Tsigginou and C. Dimitrakakis et al., 2012. HSP90, HSPA8, HIF-1 alpha and HSP70-2 polymorphisms in breast cancer: a case-control study. Mol. Biol. Rep., 39: 10873-10889.
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  101. Vlassi, M., M. Gazouli, G. Paltoglou, P. Christopoulos, L. Florentin, G. Kassi and G. Mastorakos, 2012. The rs10830963 variant of melatonin receptor MTNR1B is associated with increased risk for gestational diabetes mellitus in a Greek population. Hormones, 11: 70-76.
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  102. Vaiopoulou, A., M. Gazouli, G. Theodoropoulos and G. Zografos, 2012. Current Advantages in the Application of Proteomics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig. Dis. Sci., 57: 2755-2764.
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  103. Theodoropoulos, G.E., V. Saridakis, T. Karantanos, N.V. Michalopoulos and F. Zagouri et al., 2012. Toll-like receptors gene polymorphisms may confer increased susceptibility to breast cancer development. Breast, 21: 534-538.
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  104. Theodoropoulos, G.E., N.V. Michalopoulos, M.P. Pantou, P. Kontogianni and M. Gazouli et al., 2012. Caspase 9 promoter polymorphisms confer increased susceptibility to breast cancer. Can. Genet., 205: 508-512.
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  105. Pericleous, P., M. Gazouli, A. Lyberopoulou, S. Rizos, N. Nikiteas and E.P. Efstathopoulos, 2012. Quantum dots hold promise for early cancer imaging and detection. Int. J. Can., 131: 519-528.
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  106. Paraskevi, A., G. Theodoropoulos, I. Papaconstantinou, G. Mantzaris, N. Nikiteas and M. Gazouli, 2012. Circulating MicroRNA in inflammatory bowel disease. J. Crohns. Colitis, 6: 900-904.
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  107. Papaconstantinou, I., P. Lykoudis, M. Gazouli, A. Manta, G. Polymeneas and D. Voros, 2012. A review on the role of microRNA in biology, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Pancreas, 41: 671-677.
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  108. Papaconstantinou, I., A. Karakatsanis, M. Gazouli, G. Polymeneas, D. Voros, 2012. The role of microRNAs in liver cancer. Eur. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol., 24: 223-228.
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  109. Liandris, E., A. Kominakis, M. Andreadou, K. Kapeoldassi and S. Chadio et al., 2012. Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms of GDF9 and BMP15 genes and litter size in two dairy sheep breeds of Greece. Small Ruminant Res., 107: 16-21.
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  110. Gazouli, M., M.G. Roubelakis, G.E. Theodoropoulos, J. Papailiou and A. Vaiopoulou et al., 2012. OCT4 spliced variant OCT4B1 is expressed in human colorectal cancer. Mol. Carcinog, 51: 165-173.
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  111. Gazouli, M., I. Pachoula, I. Panayotou, G. Chouliaras and N.P. Anagnou et al., 2012. Thiopurine methyltransferase genotype and thiopurine S-methyltransferase activity in Greek children with inflammatory bowel disease. Annals Gastroenterol., 25: 249-253.
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  112. Gazouli, M., A. Lyberopoulou, P. Pericleous, S. Rizos and G. Aravantinos et al., 2012. Development of a quantum-dot-labelled magnetic immunoassay method for circulating colorectal cancer cell detection. World J. Gastroenterol., 18: 4419-4426.
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  113. Andreadou, M., E. Liandris, I.N. Kasampalidis, S. Taka and M. Antoniou et al., 2012. Evaluation of the performance of selected in-house and commercially available PCR and real-time PCR assays for the detection of Leishmania DNA in canine clinical samples. Exp. Parasitol., 131: 419-424.
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  114. Zagouri, F., T.N. Sergentanis, M. Gazouli, A. Tsigginou and C. Dimitrakakis et al., 2012. HTERT MNS16A polymorphism in breast cancer: a case-control study. Mol. Biol. Rep., 39: 10859-10863.
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  115. Theodoropoulos, G.E., M. Gazouli, A. Vaiopoulou, M. Leandrou and S. Nikouli et al., 2011. Polymorphisms of Caspase 8 and Caspase 9 gene and colorectal cancer susceptibility and prognosis. Int. J. Colorectal. Dis., 26: 1113-1118.
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  116. Patrikakos, P., K.G. Toutouzas, M. Gazouli, D. Perrea, E. Menenakos, S. Papadopoulos and G. Zografos, 2011. Long-Term Plasma Ghrelin and Leptin Modulation After Sleeve Gastrectomy in Wistar Rats in Comparison with Gastric Tissue Ghrelin Expression. Obes. Surg., 21: 1432-1437.
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  117. Pappa, K., M. Gazouli, K. Economou, E. Anastasiou, A. Anstaklis and N.P. Anagnou, 2011. Gestational diabetes mellitus shares polymorphisms of genes associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Gynecol. Endocrinol., 27: 267-722.
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  118. Markoutsaki, T., T. Karantanos, M. Gazouli, N.P. Anagnou, S.D. Ladas and D.G. Karamanolis, 2011. Serotonin Transporter and G Protein Beta 3 Subunit Gene Polymorphisms in Greeks with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Dig. Dis. Sci., 56: 3276-3280.
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  119. Markoutsaki, T., T. Karantanos, M. Gazouli, N.P. Anagnou and D.G. Karamanolis, 2011. 5-HT2A Receptor Gene Polymorphisms and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. J. Clin. Gastroent., 45: 514-519.
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  120. Liandris, E., M. Andreadou, M. Gazouli, L.A. Sechi, V. Rosu and J. Ikonomopoulos, 2011. Detection of pathogenic mycobacteria based on functionalized quantum dots coupled with immunomagnetic separation. PLoS One. .
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  121. Liamarkopoulos, E., M. Gazouli, G. Aravantinos, N. Tzanakis, G. Theodoropoulos, S. Rizos and N. Nikiteas, 2011. Caspase 8 and caspase 9 gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to gastric cancer. Gastric Can., 14: 317-321.
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  122. Karantanos, T. and M. Gazouli, 2011. Imflammatory bowel disease: Recent advances on genetics and innate immunity. Annals Gastroenterol., 24: 1-9.
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  123. Archanioti, P., M. Gazouli, G. Theodoropoulos, A. Vaiopoulou and N. Nikiteas, 2011. Micro-RNAs as regulators and possible diagnostic bio-markers in inflammatory bowel disease. J. Crohn's Colitis, 5: 520-524.
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  124. Anderson, C.A., G. Boucher, C.W. Lees, A. Franke and M. D'Amato et al., 2011. Meta-analysis identifies 29 additional ulcerative colitis risk loci, increasing the number of confirmed associations to 47. Nat. Genet., 43: 246-252.
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  125. Theodoropoulos, G.E., N.V. Michalopoulos, S.G. Panoussopoulos, S. Taka and M. Gazouli, 2010. Effects of caspase-9 and survivin gene polymorphisms in pancreatic cancer risk and tumor characteristics. Pancreas, 39: 976-980.
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  126. Theodoropoulos, G.E., G.S. Panoussopoulos, N.V. Michalopoulos, C.P. Zambirinis and S. Taka et al., 2010. Analysis of the stromal cell-derived factor 1-3'A gene polymorphism in pancreatic cancer. Mol. Med. Rep., 3: 693-698.
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  127. Papailiou, J., K.J. Bramis, M. Gazouli and G. Theodoropoulos, 2010. Stem cells in colon cancer. A new era in cancer theory begins. Int. J. Colorectal Dis., 26: 1-11.
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  128. Panoussopoulos, G.S., G. Theodoropoulos, N.V. Michalopoulos, M. Gazouli and J. Flessas et al., 2010. Analysis of E-Selectin S128R Gene polymorphism in pancreatic cancer. J. Surg. Oncol., 102: 604-607.
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  129. Mourelatou, E.A., E. Spyratou, A. Georgopoulos, M. Makropoulou and E. Liandris et al., 2010. Development and characterization of oligonucleotide-tagged dye-encapsulating EPC/DPPG liposomes. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 10: 5548-5556.
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  130. Korou, L.M., E. Liandris, M. Gazouli and J. Ikonomopoulos, 2010. Investigation of the association of the SLC11A1 gene with resistance/sensitivity of goats (Capra hircus) to paratuberculosis. Vet. Microbiol., 144: 353-358.
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  131. Karantanos, T., T. Markoutsaki, M. Gazouli, N.P. Anagnou and D.G. Karamanolis, 2010. Current insights in to the pathophysiology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Gut Pathogens., 10.1186/1757-4749-2-3.
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  132. Gazouli, M., I. Pachoula, I. Panayotou, G. Mantzaris, G. Chrousos, N.P. Anagnou and E. Roma-Giannikou, 2010. NOD2/CARD15, ATG16L1 and IL23R gene polymorphisms and childhood-onset of Crohn's disease. World J. Gastroenterol., 16: 1753-1758.
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  133. Gazouli, M., I. Pachoula, I. Panayotou, G. Mantzaris and V.P. Syriopoulou et al., 2010. Thiopurine S-methyltransferase genotype and the use of thiopurines in paediatric inflammatory bowel disease Greek patients. J. Clin. Pharm. Ther., 35: 93-97.
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  134. Gazouli, M., E. Liandris, M. Andreadou, L.A. Sechi, S. Masala, D. Paccagnini and J. Ikonomopoulos, 2010. Specific detection of unamplified mycobacterial DNA by use of fluorescent semiconductor quantum dots and magnetic beads. J. Clin. Microbiol., 48: 2830-2835.
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  135. Franke, A., T. Balschun, C. Sina, D. Ellinghaus and R. Hasler et al., 2010. Genome-wide association study for ulcerative colitis identifies risk loci at 7q22 and 22q13 (IL17REL). Nat. Genet., 42: 292-294.
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  136. Dassoulas, Κ., Μ. Gazouli, G. Theodoropoulos, Z. Christoni and S. Rizos et al., 2010. Vascular endothelial growth factor and endoglin expression in colorectal cancer. J. Cancer Res. Clin. Oncol., 136: 703-708.
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  137. Christopoulos, P., G. Mastorakos, M. Gazouli, E. Deligeoroglou and I. Katsikis et al., 2010. Study of association of IRS-1 and IRS-2 genes polymorphisms with clinical and metabolic features in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Is there an impact? Gynecol. Endocrinol., 26: 698-703.
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  138. Christopoulos, P., G. Mastorakos, M. Gazouli, E. Deligeoroglou and I. Katsikis et al., 2010. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ and -δ polymorphisms in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1205: 185-191.

  139. Chowers, Y., A. Sturm, M. Sans, K. Papadakis and M. Gazouli et al., 2010. Report of the ECCO workshop on anti-TNF therapy failures in inflammatory bowel diseases: Biological roles and effects of TNF and TNF antagonists. J. Crohn's Colitis, 4: 367-376.
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  140. Chatzimichalis, M., J. Xenellis, A. Tzagaroulakis, P. Sarof, K. Banis, M. Gazouli and A. Bibas, 2010. GSTT1, GSTM1, GSTM3 and NAT2 polymorphisms in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma in a Greek population. J. Laryngol. Otol., 124: 318-323.
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  141. Paccagnigni, D., L. Sieswerda, V. Rosu, S. Masala and A. Pacifico et al., 2009. Linking chronic infection and autoimmune diseases: Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, SCL11A1 polymorphisms and type-1 diabetes mellitus. PloS One, 4: 1-4.
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  142. Liandris, E., M. Gazouli, M. Andreadou, M. Comor, M. Abazovic, L.A Sechi and J. Ikonomopoulos, 2009. Direct detection of unamplified DNA from pathogenic mycobacteria using DNA-derivatized gold nanoparticles. J. Microbiol. Methods, 78: 260-264.
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  143. Liandris, E., M. Gazouli and J. Ikonomopoulos, 2009. Characterization of the caprine (Capra hircus) SLC11A1 gene: Innate resistance to paratuberculosis. Open Vet. Sci. J., 13: 41-52.
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  144. Ikonomopoulos, J., E. Liandris, M. Andreadou and M. Gazouli, 2009. Associations between abortion-records in goats and test-positivity to Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis. Open Vet. Sci. J., 3: 1-5.
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  145. Ikonomopoulos, J., E. Fragkiadaki, E. Liandris, K. Sotirakoglou, E. Xylouri and M. Gazouli, 2009. Estimation of the spread of pathogenic mycobacteria in organic broiler farms by the polymerase chain reaction. Vet. Microbiol., 133: 278-282.
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  146. Griniatsos, J., S. Sougioultzis, K. Giaslakiotis, M. Gazouli and E. Prassas et al., 2009. Does helicobacter pylori identification in the mucosa of the gallbladder correlate with cholesterol gallstone formation? West Indian Med. J., 58: 428-432.
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  147. Gazouli, M., N. Tzanakis, G. Rallis, G. Theodoropoulos and I. Papaconstantinou et al., 2009. Survivin -31G/C promoter polymorphism and sporadic colorectal cancer. Int. J. Colorectal. Dis., 24: 145-150.

  148. Gazouli, M., E. Katsantoni, T. Kosteas and N.P. Anagnou, 2009. Persistent fetal γ-globin expression in adult transgenic mice following deletion of two silencer elements located 3' to the human Aγ-globin gene. Mol. Med., 15: 415-424.
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  149. Dassoulas, K., M. Gazouli, S. Rizos, G. Theodoropoulos, Z. Christoni, N. Nikiteas and P. Karakitsos, 2009. Common polymorphisms in the vascular endothelial growth factor gene and colorectal cancer development, prognosis and survival. Mol. Carcinog., 48: 563-569.
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  150. Christopoulos, P., M. Gazouli, G. Fotopoulou and G. Kreatsas, 2009. The role of genes in the development of Mullerian anomalies:Where are we today Obstet. Gynecol. Surv., 64: 760-768.
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  151. Zambirinis, C.P., G. Theodoropoulos and M. Gazouli, 2009. Undefined familial colorectal cancer. World J. Gastrointest. Oncol., 1: 12-20.

  152. Ture-Ozdemir, F., M. Gazouli, M. Tzivras, C. Panagos and N. Bovaretos et al., 2008. Association of polymorphisms of NOD2, TLR4 and CD14 genes with susceptibility to gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. Anticancer Res., 28: 3697-3700.
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  153. Goutas, N., D. Vlachodimitropoulos, M. Bouka, A.C. Lazaris, G. Nasioulas and M. Gazouli, 2008. BRAF and K-RAS mutation in a Greek papillary and medullary thyroid carcinoma cohort. Anticancer Res., 28: 305-308.
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  154. Gazouli, M., V. Atsaves, G. Mantzaris, M. Economou and G. Nasioulas et al., 2008. Role of functional polymorphisms of NRAMP1 gene for the development of Crohn's disease. Inflamm. Bowel Dis., 14: 1323-1330.
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  155. Gazouli, M., L. Sechi, D. Paccagnini, S. Sotgiu, G. Arru, G. Nasioulas and D. Vassilopoulos, 2008. NRAMP1 polymorphism and viral factors in Sardinian multiple sclerosis patients. Can. J. Neurol. Sci., 35: 491-494.
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  156. Franke, A., T. Balschun, T.H. Karlsen, J. Sventoraityte and S. Nikolaus et al., 2008. Sequence variants in IL10, ARPC2 and multiple other loci contribute to ulcerative colitis susceptibility. Nat. Genet., 40: 1319-1323.
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  157. Christopoulos, P., G. Mastorakos, M. Gazouli, D. Panidis and E. Deligeoroglou et al., 2008. Genetic variants in TCF7L2 and KCNJ11 genes in a Greek population with polycystic ovary syndrome. Gynecol. Endocrinol., 24: 486-490.
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  158. Androulaki, A., T.G. Papathomas, G. Liapis, I. Papaconstantinou and M. Gazouli et al., 2008. Inflammatory pseudotumor associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Int. J. Infect. Dis., 12: 607-610.
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  159. Nikiteas, N., N. Tzanakis, G. Theodoropoulos, V. Atsaves and Z. Christoni et al., 2007. Vascular endothelial growth factor and endoglin (CD-105) in gastric cancer. Gastric Cancer, 10: 12-17.
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  160. Ikonomopoulos, J., C. Balaskas, B. Kantzoura, E. Fragiadaki and I. Pavlik et al., 2007. Comparative evaluation of positivity to Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosis in clinically healthy sheep and goats of South-West Greece using molecular techniques, serology and culture. Vet. J., 174: 337-343.

  161. Gazouli, M., A. Koundourakis, J. Ikonomopoulos, E.J. Gialafos and I. Papaconstantinou et al., 2007. The functional polymorphisms of NRAMP1 gene in Greeks with sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis Vasc. Differ. Lung Dis., 24: 81-160.

  162. Tzanakis, N., M. Gazouli, G. Rallis, G. Giannopoulos and I. Papaconstantinou et al., 2006. Vascular endothelial growth factor polymorphisms in gastric cancer development, prognosis and survival. J. Surg. Oncol., 94: 624-630.
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  163. Theodoropoulos, G.E., A. Lazaris, V.E. Theodoropoulos, K. Papatheodosiou and M. Gazouli et al., 2006. Hypoxia, angiogenesis and apoptosis markers in locally advanced rectal cancer. Int. J. Colorectal Dis., 21: 248-257.
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  164. Theodoropoulos, G., M. Gazouli, J.A. Ikonomopoulos, V. Kantzoura and A. Kominakis, 2006. Determination of prevalence and risk factors of infection with Babesia in small ruminants from Greece by polymerase chain reaction amplification. Vet. Parasitol., 135: 99-104.
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  165. Theodoropoulos, G., I. Papaconstantinou, E. Felekouras, N. Nikiteas and P. Karakitsos et al., 2006. Relation between common polymorphisms in genes related to inflammatory response and colorectal cancer. World J. Gastroenter, 12: 5037-5043.
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  166. Sechi, L.A., M. Gazouli, L.E. Sieswerda, P. Molicotti and N. Ahmed et al., 2006. Relationship between Crohn's Disease, infection with Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis and slc11a1 gene polymorphisms in Sardinian patients. World J. Gastroenter, 28: 7161-7164.
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  167. Ikonomopoulos, J., M. Gazouli, I. Dontas, L. Sechi and J.C. Lukas et al., 2006. The infectivity of sarcoid clinical material and its bacterial content inoculated in CBA mice. In vivo, 20: 807-813.
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  168. Ikonomopoulos, J., A. Aranaz, C. Balaskas, L. Sechi and M. Gazouli, 2006. Outbreak of acute tuberculosis in a goat herd; the first report of Mycobacterium caprae isolation in Greece. Online J. Vet. Res., 10: 108-115.
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  169. Gazouli, M., A. Koundourakis, J. Ikonomopoulos, E.J. Gialafos, A. Rapti, V.G. Gorgoulis and C. Kittas, 2006. CARD15/NOD2, CD14 and Toll-like receptor 4 gene polymorphisms in Greek patients with sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis Vasc. Differ. Lung Dis., 23: 23-29.
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  170. Zavos, G., M. Gazouli, I. Papaconstantinou, J. Lukas, A. Zografidis, A. Kostakis and G. Nasioulas, 2005. Prevalence of human herpesvirus 8 DNA sequences in human immunodeficiency virus negative individuals without Kaposi's sarcoma in Greece. In vivo, 19: 729-732.
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  171. Zavos, G., J. Kakisis, J. Bokos, I. Papaconstantinou, P. Pappas, M. Gazouli and A. Kostakis, 2005. Spontaneous perforation of the intestine in renal transplant recipients. Dialysis Trans., 34: 556-561.

  172. Theodoropoulos, G., D. Panoussopoulos, I. Papaconstantinou, M. Gazouli, M. Perdiki, J. Bramis and A. Lazaris, 2005. Assessment of JC polyoma virus in colon neoplasms. Dis. Colon Rectum, 48: 86-91.
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  173. Sechi, L.A., M. Gazouli, J. Ikonomopoulos, J.C. Lukas and A.M. Scanu et al., 2005. Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis, genetic susceptibility to Crohn's disease and Sardinians: The way ahead. J. Clin. Microbiol., 43: 5275-5277.
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  174. Papaconstantinou, I., G. Theodoropoulos, M. Gazouli, D. Panoussopoulos, G.J. Mantzaris, E. Felekouras and J. Bramis, 2005. Association between mutations in the CARD15/NOD2 gene and colorectal cancer in a greek population. Int. J. Cancer, 114: 433-435.
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  175. Nikiteas, N.I., N. Tzanakis, M. Gazouli, G. Rallis and K. Daniilidis et al., 2005. Serum IL-6, TNFα and CRP levels in Greek colorectal cancer patients: Prognostic implications. World J. Gastroenter, 11: 1639-1643.
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  176. Metaxa-Mariatou, V., D. Papaioannou, A. Loli, I. Papadopoulou, M. Gazouli, P. Mavroudis and G. Nasioulas, 2005. Subtype C1 persistent infection of HHV-8 in a PEL patient. Leukemia Lymphoma, 46: 1507-1512.
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  177. Kanavouras, A., M. Gazouli, L. Tzouvelekis Leonidas and C. Petrakis, 2005. Evaluation of black table olives in different brines. Grasas y Aceites, 56: 106-115.

  178. Inclan, G., E. Suarez, R. Calvo, C. Aguirre, P. Macheras, M. Gazouli and J.C. Lukas, 2005. Bicompartmental kinetics of tobramycin analysed with a wide range of covariates. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents, 26: 304-311.
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  179. Ikonomopoulos, J., I. Pavlik, M. Bartos, P. Svastova and W. Ayele et al., 2005. Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in retail cheeses from Greece and the Czech Republic. Applied Environ. Microbiol., 71: 8934-8936.
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  180. Gazouli, M., J. Ikonomopoulos, A. Koundourakis, M. Bartos and I. Pavlik et al., 2005. Characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex Isolates from greek patients with sarcoidosis, by Spoligotyping. J. Clin. Microbiol., 43: 4858-4861.

  181. Gazouli, M., G. Mantzaris, A. Kotsinas, P. Zacharatos and E. Papalambros et al., 2005. Association between polymorphisms in the Toll-like receptor 4, CD14 and CARD15/NOD2 and inflammatory bowel disease in the greek population. World J. Gastroenter, 11: 681-685.
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  182. Gazouli, M., C. Mantzaris, A.J. Archimandritis, G. Nasioulas and N.P. Anagnou, 2005. Single nucleotide polymorphisms of OCTN1, OCTN2 and DLG5 genes in Greek patients with Crohn's disease. World J. Gastroenter., 11: 7525-7530.
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  183. Gazouli, M., 2005. NOD2/CARD15 mediates the inflammatory responses in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs). Annals Gastroenterol., 18: 16-18.
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  184. Zavos, G., M. Gazouli, E. Psimenou, I. Papaconstantinou and J. Bokos et al., 2004. Polyomavirus BK infection in Greek renal transplant recipients. Trans. Proc., 36: 1413-1414.
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  185. Zavos, G., J. Bokos, I. Papaconstantinou, J. Boletis and M. Gazouli et al., 2004. Clinicopathological aspects of 18 Kaposi's Sarcoma among 1055 Greek renal transplant recipients. Artif. Organs, 28: 595-599.
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  186. Zavos, G., I. Papaconstantinou, M. Gazouli, J. Bokos and A. Zografidis et al., 2004. Association of HHV8 with posttransplant Kaposi's sarcoma in Greece. Dialysis Trans., 33: 770-772.

  187. Pilichos, C.J., I.A. Kouerinis, G.C. Zografos, D.P. Korkolis and A.A. Preza et al., 2004. The effect of nitric oxide synthases inhibitors on inflammatory bowel disease in a rat model. In vivo, 18: 513-516.
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  188. Metaxa-Mariatou, V., T. Chiras, A. Loli, M. Gazouli, D. Vallis and G. Nasioulas, 2004. Molecular analysis of Kaposi's sarcoma occurring during haemodialysis. Clin. Exp. Dermatol., 29: 188-191.
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  189. Metaxa-Mariatou, V., N. Vakalis, M. Gazouli and G. Nasioulas, 2004. The 500-base-pair fragment of the putative gene RvD1-Rv2031c is also present in the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In vivo, 18: 33-35.
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  190. Lukas, J.C., G. Karikas, M. Gazouli, P. Kalabalikis, T. Hatzis and P. Macheras, 2004. Pharmacokinetics of teicoplanin in an ICU population of children and infants. Pharm. Res., 21: 2064-2071.
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  191. Ikonomopoulos, J., M. Gazouli, I. Pavlik, M. Bartos and P. Zacharatos et al., 2004. Comparative evaluation of PCR assays for the robust molecular detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. J. Microbiol. Meth., 56: 315-321.
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  192. Gazouli, M., P. Zacharatos, G.J. Mantzaris, C. Barbatis and I. Ikonomopoulos et al., 2004. Association of NOD2/CARD15 variants with Crohn's disease in a Greek population. Eur. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol., 16: 1177-1182.
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  193. Gazouli, M., P. Zacharatos, G. Mantzaris, I. Ikonomopoulos, E. Papalambros and V. Gorgoulis, 2004. The C3435T MDR1 gene polymorphism is not associated with susceptibility for ulcerative colitis in a greek population. Gastroenterology, 126: 367-369.
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  194. Gazouli, M., I. Papaconstantinou, G. Zavos, V. Metaxa-Mariatou and G. Nasioulas et al., 2004. Human herpesvirus type 8 genotypes in iatrogenic, classic and AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma from Greece. Anticancer Res., 24: 1597-1602.
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  195. Gazouli, M., G. Zavos, I. Papaconstantinou, J.C. Lukas, A. Zografidis, J. Boletis and A. Kostakis, 2004.. The interleukin-6-174 promoter polymorphism is associated with a risk of development of Kaposi's sarcoma in renal transplant recipients. Anticancer Res., 24: 1311-1314.
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  196. Androulaki, A., E. Drakos, D. Hatzianastassiou, S. Vgenopoulou and M. Gazouli et al., 2004.. Pyothorax-Associated Lymphoma (PAL): A western case with marked angiocentricity and review of the literature. Histopathology, 44: 69-76.
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  197. Zavos, G., J. Bokos, I. Papaconstantinou, J. Boletis, M. Gazouli, P. Pappas and A. Kostakis, 2003. Study of de novo malignancies among greek renal transplant recipients. Trans. Proc., 35: 1399-1403.
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  198. Metaxa-Mariatou, V., I. Belogianni, M. Michalatos, M. Gazouli and K. Ikonomou et al., 2003. Incidence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Greece in a variety of clinical specimens using PCR assay for the IS6110 and mpt40 genomic loci. Ann. Microbiol., 53: 117-127.

  199. Ikonomopoulos, J., S. Kokotas, M. Gazouli, A. Zavras, M. Stoitsiou and V. Gorgoulis, 2003. Molecular diagnosis of Leishmaniosis in dogs. Comparative application of traditional diagnostic methods and the proposed assay on clinical samples. Vet. Parasitol., 113: 99-113.
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  200. Andreadou, I., D. Poussios, A. Papalois, N. Gavalakis and K. Aroni et al., 2003. Effect of U-74389G (21-Lazaroid) on intestinal recovery after acute mesenteric ischemia and reperfusion in rats. In vivo, 17: 463-468.
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  201. Hauet, T., J. Liu, M.H. Li, M. Gazouli, M. Culty and V. Papadopoulos, 2002. PBR, STAR and PKA: Partners in cholesterol transport in steroidogenic cells. Endocr. Res., 28: 395-401.
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  202. Gazouli, M., Z. Yao, N. Boujrad, J.C. Corton, M. Culty and V. Papadopoulos, 2002. ffect of peroxisome proliferators on Leydig cell peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor gene expression, hormone-stimulated cholesterol transport and steroidogenesis: Role of the peroxisome proliferator-activator receptor α. Endocrinology, 143: 2571-2583.
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  203. Gazouli, M., Z. Han and V. Papadopoulos, 2002. Identification of a peptide antagonist to the peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor that inhibits hormone-stimulated leydig cell steroid formation. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 303: 627-632.
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  204. Gazouli, M., S. Kokotas, V. Zoumpourlis, P. Zacharatos and G. Mariatos et al., 2002. The complement inhibitor CD59 and the lymphocyte function-associated antigen-3 (LFA-3, CD58) genes possess functional binding sites for the p53 tumor suppressor protein. Anticancer Res., 22: 4237-4242.
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  205. Gazouli, M., J. Ikonomopoulos, R. Trigidou, M. Foteinou, C.H. Kittas and V. Gorgoulis, 2002. Assessment of mycobacterial, propionibacterial and human herpesvirus 8 DNA in tissues of Greek patients with sarcoidosis. J. Clin. Microbiol., 40: 3060-3063.

  206. Dees, J.H., M. Gazouli and V. Papadopoulos, 2001. Effect of mono-ethylhexyl phthalate on MA-10 Leydig tumor cells. Reprod. Toxicol., 15: 171-187.
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  207. Culty, M., P. Silver, A. Nakazato, M. Gazouli and H. Li et al., 2001. Peripheral benzodiazepine receptor binding properties and effects on steroid synthesis of two new phenoxyphenyl-acetamide derivatives, DAA1097 and DAA1106. Drug Dev. Res., 52: 475-484.
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  208. Demetzos, C., D. Perdetzoglou, M. Gazouli, K. Tan and C. Economakis, 2000. Chemical analysis and antimicrobial studies on three species of Ferulago from Greece. Planta Med., 66: 560-563.
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  209. Boujrad, N., B. Vidic, M. Gazouli, M. Culty and V. Papadopoulos, 2000. The peroxisome proliferator perfluorodecanoic acid inhibits the Peripheral-type Benzodiazepine Receptor (PBR) expression and hormone-stimulated mitochondrial cholesterol transport and steroid formation in Leydig cells. Endocrinology, 141: 3137-3148.
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  210. Tassios, P.T., M. Gazouli, E. Tzelepi, H. Milch and N. Kozlova et al., 1999. Spread of a Salmonella typhimurium clone resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in three European countries. J. Clin. Microbiol., 37: 3774-3777.

  211. Economakis, C., C. Demetzos, T. Anastassaki, V. Papazoglou, M. Gazouli et al., 1999. Volatile constituents of bracts and leaves of wild and cultivated Origanum dictamnus. Planta Med., 65: 189-191.
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  212. Demetzos, C., B. Stahl, T. Anastassaki, M. Gazouli, L.S. Tzouvelekis and M. Rallis, 1999. Chemical analysis and antimicrobial activity of the resin Ladano, of its Essential oil and of the isolated compounds. Planta Medica, 65: 76-78.
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  213. Anastasaki, T., C. Demetzos, D. Perdetzoglou, M. Gazouli, Α. Loukis and C. Harvala, 1999. Analysis of labdane-type diterpenes from Cistus creticus (subsp. creticus and subsp. eriocephalus), by GC and GC-MS. Planta Med., 65: 735-739.
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  214. Tzouvelekis, L.S., M. Gazouli, A. Markogiannakis, E. Paraskaki, N.J. Legakis and E. Tzelepi, 1998.. Emergence of resistance to third-generation cephalosporins amongst Salmonella typhimurium isolates in Greece: Report of the first three cases. J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 42: 273-275.
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  215. Tzouvelekis, L.S., E. Tzelepi, E. Prinarakis, M. Gazouli, A. Katrahoura et al., 1998. Sporadic emergence of Klebsiella pneumonia strains resistant to cefepime and cefpirome in Greek hospitals. J. Clin. Microbiol., 36: 266-268.
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  216. Giakkoupi, P., V. Miriagou, M. Gazouli, E. Tzelepi, N.J. Legakis and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1998. Properties of mutant SHV-5 β-lactamase constructed by substitution of isoleucine or valine for methionine at position 69. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 42: 1281-1283.
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  217. Gazouli, M., N.J. Legakis and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1998. Effect of substitution of Asn for Arg-276 in the cefotaxime-hydrolyzing class a β-lactamase CTX-M-4. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 169: 289-293.
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  218. Gazouli, M., L.S. Tzouvelekis, A.C. Vatopoulos and E. Tzelepi, 1998. Transferable class C β-lactamase in Escherichia coli strains isolated in Greek hospitals and characterization of two enzyme variants (LAT-3 and LAT-4) closely related to Citrobacter freundii AmpC β-lactamase. J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 42: 419-425.
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  219. Gazouli, M., E. Tzelepi, S.V. Sidorenko and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1998. Sequence of the gene encoding a plasmid-mediated cefotaxime-hydrolyzing class A β-lactamase (CTX-M-4): Involvement of serine 237 in cephalosporin hydrolysis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 42: 1259-1262.
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  220. Gazouli, M., E. Tzelepi, A. Markogiannakis, N.J. Legakis and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1998. Two novel plasmid-mediated cefotaxime-hydrolyzing β-lactamase (CTX-M-5 and CTX-M-6) from Salmonella typhimurium. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 165: 289-293.
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  221. Tzouvelekis, L.S., N.P. Zissis, M. Gazouli, E. Tzelepi and N.J. Legakis, 1997. In vitro comparative assessment of β-lactamase inhibitors and their penicillin combinations against selected enterobacteria. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents, 8: 193-197.
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  222. Tzouvelekis, L.S., M. Gazouli, E.E. Prinarakis, E. Tzelepi and N.J. Legakis, 1997. Comparative evaluation of the inhibitory activities of the novel penicillanic acid sulfone Ro 48-1220 against β-lactamase that belongs to groups 1, 2b and 2be. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 41: 475-477.
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  223. Prinarakis, E.E., V. Miriagou, E. Tzelepi, M. Gazouli and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1997. Emergence of an inhibitor-resistant β-lactamase (SHV-10) derived from an SHV-5 variant. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 41: 838-840.
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  224. Gazouli, M., S.V. Sidorenko, E. Tzelepi, N.S. Kozlova, N.P. Gladin and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1997. A plasmid-mediated beta-lactamase conferring resistance to cefotaxime in a Salmonella typhimurium clone found in St Petersburg, Russia. J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 41: 119-121.
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  225. Gazouli, M., M. Kaufmann, E. Tzelepi, H. Dimopoulou, O. Paniara and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1997. Study of an outbreak of cefoxitin-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia in a general hospital. J. Clin. Microbiol., 35: 508-510.
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  226. Tzouvelekis, L.S., E. Prinarakis, M. Gazouli, V. Miriagou, E. Tzelepi and N.J. Legakis, 1996. In vitro activity of cefetamet against enterobacteria expressing an SHV-5-type β-lactamase. Chemotherapy, 42: 324-328.
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  227. Prinarakis, E.E., E. Tzelepi, M. Gazouli, A.F. Mentis and L.S. Tzouvelekis, 1996. Characterization of a novel SHV β-lactamase variant that resembles the SHV-5 enzyme. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 139: 229-234.
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  228. Gazouli, M., L.S. Tzouvelekis, E. Prinarakis, V. Miriagou and E. Tzelepi, 1996. Transferable cefoxitin resistance in enterobacteria from greek hospitals and characterization of a plasmid-mediated group 1 β-lactamase (LAT-2). Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 40: 1736-1740.
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